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Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration

At Gordon Center for Performing Arts

The Snow Queen
Sunday, February 2, 2020 | 3:00pm
In advance: $20
At the door: $25

Were your children entranced by the animated film Frozen?  Ballet Theatre of Maryland premieres its ballet The Snow Queen, based on the famous Hans Christian Anderson fairytale, the inspiration for Disney’s blockbuster.

Baltimore Dances!
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 7:30pm
In advance: $20
At the door: $25

From West African to contemporary ballet, the artists and dance companies selected to perform in this professional dance showcase representing the best and brightest of the local dance community. Arrive early at 6:30pm for a FREE pre-show performance by students from local dance schools and troupes!

Ballet Hispánico
Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 8:00pm
In advance: $30
At the door: $35

Ballet Hispánico, the premier Latinx dance organization in the United States, brings individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latinx cultures through dance. With opening performances by Towson University Community Dancers.

At Other Locations

Baltimore Dance Project

February 6, 7, 8, 2020 | 8:00pm
UMBC Proscenium Theatre | 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD
Tickets: $20 general admission, $10 students/seniors, $7 UMBC students. Tickets online and at the box office one hour prior to showtime.
Free parking

Baltimore Dance Project infuses visual media, sound, light and technology into riveting dance performance. Known for its edgy artistic collaborations between choreographers, composers, sound artists, visual artists, engineers, and technologists, the company presents the creative work of co-directors Doug Hamby and Carol Hess, performer and choreographer Sandra Lacy, and guest artist.

Meet the Artist: Kevin Jenkins

February 7, 2020 
UMBC Proscenium Theatre | 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD
Ticket Prices: $25 General Admission, $15 Students

Meet guest artist-in-residence Kevin Jenkins, ask questions, hear about his artistic endeavors, and watch Goucher dancers rehearse his work for the upcoming Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble Spring Concert.

Meet the Artist/Open Rehearsal: Gail Corbin

February 28, 2020 | 6:00pm
Goucher College Todd Dance Studio | 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD

Watch rehearsal of an original work to be performed during the Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble Spring Concert and participate in a Q&A.

Next Generation of Dancers and Choreographers

The Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration also includes showcases of up and coming student dancers and choreographers.

Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase

Friday, January 3, 2020 | 7:00pm [Snow date: January 6]
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College | 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD
Tickets $10 adults, $5 students and seniors

Dance students from around the State come together for a showcase of Maryland’s up and coming dance talent.

Baltimore County Public Schools Student Choreography Showcase

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 7:00pm
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts | 8100 Wise Ave, Dundalk, MD
Tickets: $5/adults; $3/student and seniors. Tickets available at the door, cash or check only.

Enjoy the work of the next generation of choreographers in a showcase adjudicated by ClancyWorks Dance.

3rd Annual Dance Your Heart Out Charity Concert
Hosted by The Moving Company Dance Center

Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 7:00pm
Hereford High School | 17301 York Road, Parkton, Maryland
Tickets: $10 adult, $5 children under 8, free children under 3
Tickets available at the door

Dancers from The Moving Company Ensembles, Hereford High School Dance Company, Dulaney High School Dance Company, and Sudbrook Middle Magnet Dancers perform to benefit the One Love Foundation.

Maryland Dance Alliance

Friday, February 28, 2020 7:00-8:30pm [Snow date: March 3]
Gordon Center for Performing Arts |  3506 Gwynnbrook Ave, Owings Mills, MD
Tickets $10/general admission; tickets available at the door
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The Maryland Dance Education Association presents an engaging program of student and community dancers from throughout the State.


The Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration is presented by the Baltimore County Commission on Arts & Sciences in partnership with the Gordon Center for Performing Arts and the Baltimore region’s dance community.  


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J Arts Enrichment

The Gordon and the JCC bring arts enrichment & cultural events to the community. We offer high-quality arts classes, trips, films and other creative opportunities for adults as well as dance, music and performing arts programs for youth. You can find them at the Gordon Center or in the classrooms and studios of the Rosenbloom Owings Mills and Weinberg Park Heights JCCs. 

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